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other, altered; modify, change; difference

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semantic space · lipamanka

ante describes a different thing. there are loads of things in the world, and every thing has similarities and differences to other things. In a specific context, if one wishes to frame the differences between objects, ante is incredibly useful. It can refer to the different object itself, qualities of difference, or the concept of change itself. It can also be used as a verb to mean "alter" or "change."

ku translations

changing100, different100, other100, alter94, modify90, alternative76, change75, convert75, edit73, difference71, transformation70, differently69, distinct69, vary67, transform60, variation60, contrast55, distinction55, replace50, switch50, another47, else47, conversion46, adjustment42, adapt40, affect40, adjust37, distinguish37, amendment36, opposed33, transition33, unlike33, separate30, counterpart29, diversity26, adaptation25, shift25

pu verbatim

ADJECTIVE different, altered, changed, other


core · 99% usage

found in pu

coined pre-pu


Dutch · ander ‘other, different’

coined by jan Sonja

sitelen pona


perhaps alteration from sama, or a combination of sama and ala. perhaps an ideogram representing a diversion of two lines

sitelen sitelen

ante sitelen sitelen

sitelen jelo


sitelen Emosi





kala Asi

jan Lakuse

luka pona

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